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850 Sway bar bushing replacement

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Re: 850 Sway bar bushing replacement

Post by polskamafia mjl » Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:36 pm

subzerocarfanatic wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:58 pm

...why is this common practice, throwing away an entire part when just a bushing is needed.

scot850 wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:38 pm

The sway-bar bushes on Volvo P80's are bonded to the bar or 'vulcanised'. Over the years the bond breaks down and the bush detaches from the bar itself.
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